Monthly Archive: August 2006

Midweek Sports Special 4

Midweek Sports Special

You’ll excuse me if I don’t get over-excited, but the Football League Cup (aka the Carling Cup, the Worthington Cup, the Coca-Cola Cup, and so on and so on) gets under way tonight, with...

The Revolution Will Be Televised 3

The Revolution Will Be Televised

Well, that was about as predictable as could have been expected, wasn’t it? Chelsea, the pan-European footballer hoovers, brushed Manchester City aside with the sort of consideration that most people would give to an...

The "Real" Season? 0

The "Real" Season?

I’ve spoken to numerous people over the last few days that have made comments to the effect that “the football season starts today”. So, what have I been yabbering on about on here for...

Music To Watch Goals By 8

Music To Watch Goals By

Right, well, you asked for it. When I say that, of course, I mean one of you asked for it. This was going to be about Cup Final songs but, to be completely frank,...

An Anaemic Reaction 1

An Anaemic Reaction

So, we had our first glimpse of the future of the England football team, and it’s… not much different to before, to be honest. Don’t get me wrong, a 4-0 in an international match...

Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts 5

Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts

Last night, I made some rather uncharitable comments about tonight’s international friendly between England and Greece. I have been considering what I said this afternoon, especially after a couple of my co-workers admitted to...

Fifty Of The Best 0

Fifty Of The Best

Well, it finished 0-0. One player per side sent off, and 1,900 there to see it (for those of you that wonder about this sort of thing, that was quite a decent crowd). I’m...

Singing The Blues 2

Singing The Blues

It was a couple of years ago, wasn’t it, that Chelsea and Liverpool played each other five times, wasn’t it? The press, of course, loved it: it provided a stream of headlines, culminating (hilariously,...